Delusions of Grandeur

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

Photographer: Meagan Cignoli

Everybody is watching me.

There is a large crowd in this room and they are all waiting for me…

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

Because I have something special to offer this world.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

Something that nobody else can offer.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

I know all.

I have everything.

I can do anything.

I am everything they want to be.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

Those who don’t love me…

They are jealous of me.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

They wish they could be me.

So they try to attack me.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

There is a crowd of people in this room.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

They are all kneeling.

They are all waiting for me.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

They are pathetic.

Ignorant.

Idiotic.

Incompetent.

Imbeciles.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

But I will redeem them.

Because it is my duty.

Everybody in this room is worshipping me.

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

Everybody is chanting my name.

My name is reverberating loudly throughout the room.

The world is celebrating my arrival…

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

Because I was sent from above…

Because I am the chosen one…

THE STRANGER | Michelle Lara Lin by Meagan Cignoli

I am the savior.

Outfit

Yuna Yang dress (from her Fall/Winter 2013 Collection)
Lucite choker necklace by Possibility
Yves Saint Laurent heels

The concept was inspired by something I was reading about grandiose delusions. It was such an honor to shoot this with Meagan, I’ve been a huge fan of her work for too long. Felt surreal to finally create something with her. Thank you Erica for helping us out!